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Child Safety Information Brought to you by Kidsafe

Keeping our children safe is the number one priority for all parents and the key organisation in Australia providing information on child safety and accident prevention is Kidsafe

 

It is important to note that injuries are the most common cause of death in Australian children aged one to fourteen, and more children die of injury than of cancer, asthma and infectious disease put together.

The most common causes of death in this age bracket are:

  • Car and road related injury
  • Drowning
  • House fires

The most common causes of hospitalisations in this age bracket are:

  • Falls
  • Poisoning
  • Scalds
  • Choking and dog bites

It is also important to note that the most common place for young children to be injured is in their own home. Three out of four serious injuries happen here.

We encourage all visitors to our website to check out the vital safety information that Kidsafe New South Wales provides via the following link